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An alert firefighter hears a faint cry for help setting off a painstaking rescue from a California mudslide.

Posted: Jan 9, 2018 1:14 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2018 1:15 PM

An alert firefighter hears a faint cry for help setting off a painstaking rescue from a California mudslide.

Crews worked for six hours to free a 14 year-old girl, trapped in what was left of her home in Montecito, near Santa Barbara.

She appears to not have any serious injuries.

Rescuers were checking debris piles in the neighborhood when they heard her muffled screams.

Quickly getting to work, on a very slow process.

Meticulously moving debris, trees, and pieces of her house, one by one.

Trying to prevent anything from shifting and crushing her.

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